Milestone Secures University in Uruguay

When moving to a new headquarters four times larger, the School of Information and Communication of the University of the Republic of Uruguay in Montevideo needed to implement a video monitoring system that provides high performance and reliability. The University is a structure of 8,500 square meters and four floors that now house nearly 4,000 students, 200 teachers and 80 administrative and logistics staff on a daily basis. As Yonathan Benelli, IT Manager at Udelar states, “The new headquarters greatly increased the vulnerability points for security. Without a video system…

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Axis for UK Public Transport Security

A move away from legacy analogue CCTV technology to IP video solutions will enable critical transport networks to effectively deter, detect and delay threats to ensure passenger safety. More than 85% of transport networks across Western Europe are planning to install IP cameras in the near future. That’s according to a recent survey commissioned by Axis Communications, the leading provider of network video and audio technology, in partnership with the global public transport organisation The Union Internationale des Transports Publics (UITP). Globally, the transport industry has led the way in…

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Wisenet Keeps Passengers & Vehicle Safe

Challenge With over 166 years’ experience of seaports, ships and ferries, City Lines offer comfortable and safe sea transportation services to tourists and those who live and work in Istanbul. Over 150,000 passengers use City Lines services every day. Having decided to offer a new ferry service between Istinye and Cubuklu, which are both part of the Istanbul conurbation but on different sides of the Bosphorus, City Lines asked security systems integrator InfoMET Technologies, to recommend video surveillance cameras which could help keep passengers and the ferries safe and secure.…

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Reducing False Alarms with Deep Learning

The Deep Learning phenomenon continues to excite the IT world, with computing power now at the level where it can be properly used in practical applications. Hikvision has been at the forefront of applying the technology in the surveillance industry and beyond, and has already released its first set of products that harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI). The concept of deep learning takes inspiration from the way the human brain works. Our brains can be seen as a very complex deep learning model. Brain neural networks comprise billions…

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Wisenet Keeps Passengers & Vehicle Safe

Challenge With over 166 years’ experience of seaports, ships and ferries, City Lines offer comfortable and safe sea transportation services to tourists and those who live and work in Istanbul. Over 150,000 passengers use City Lines services every day. Having decided to offer a new ferry service between Istinye and Cubuklu, which are both part of the Istanbul conurbation but on different sides of the Bosphorus, City Lines asked security systems integrator InfoMET Technologies, to recommend video surveillance cameras which could help keep passengers and the ferries safe and secure.…

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Surveon Raises the Bar on Security for Campus

Safety remains a critical concern for schools with violence, burglaries and shooting incidents appearing frequently on the headlines. To capture, alarm, track crimes and create safer learning environments for students and faculties, schools are progressively looking toward integrated and smarter surveillance solutions. Surveon provides education solutions with complete product lines, including high-resolution cameras with extremely low RMA rate, NVRs with premium-grade RAID function as well as feature-rich VMS with real-time video analytics and notifications, ensuring rapid and accurate actions can be taken to protect the students and faculties from threats…

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Chubb Protecting Cheshire Service’s Entire Estate

Chubb is helping to protect employees, visitors and property through a significant new contract with Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service to install, upgrade, maintain and monitor fire alarm systems throughout the Service’s entire estate. Chubb, a leading provider of security and fire-safety solutions, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. Michael Johnson, Environment, Energy and Engineering Officer, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service, says that Chubb was chosen over four other suppliers because it scored highest against benchmarked requirements: “The presentation was highly…

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UNV Protecting Solar Power Station, Belarus

Solar Power Station at Bragin was built in August 2016 and is currently the biggest solar power facility in Belarus. Its power capacity amounts to 18.48 MW with an area equal to 60 football fields. The project is implemented not far from Chernobyl and serves as an example of alternative development of the territories affected by the nuclear disaster. Solar Power Station at Bragin has won the nomination ‘Technologies and projects based on renewable energy sources’ and also the 1st place at the Republican contest ‘Leader of Energy Efficiency 2016.’…

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